Whernside  West Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whernside like this:

WHERNSIDE, a mountain on the W border of W. R. Yorkshire; 5½ miles NNE of Ingleton. It rises to an altitude of 2,385 feet; has three tarns near the summit: and commands magnificent views.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ingleton

Whernside through time

Whernside is now part of Craven district. Click here for graphs and data of how Craven has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Whernside itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whernside, in Craven and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th May 2022

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